The kabbalistic culture of eighteenth-century Prague Ezekiel Landau and his contemporaries by Sharon Flatto

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Published by The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in Oxford, Portland, Or .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementSharon Flatto
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LC ClassificationsBM376.C94 F53 2010
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Paginationxii, 168 p. ;
Number of Pages168
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Open LibraryOL24418848M
ISBN 109781904113393
LC Control Number2009027048

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The Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-Century Prague leads us to reconsider the transformation of Jewish culture, viewed as a complex whole made up of a plurality of influences, of cultural and.Even the participation of some proponents of Lurianic traditions in anti-Sabbatian polemic, discussed in The Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-Century Prague: Ezekiel Landau (The ‘Noda Biyehudah’) and His Contemporaries, could not shore up latter-day enthusiasm for the dissemination, study, and creative development of the teachings.Though not opposed to secular knowledge, he objected to "that culture which came from Berlin", in particular Moses Mendelssohn's translation of the Pentateuch.

His son, Samuel Landau ( – 31 OctoberPrague), was chief dayyan of Prague. Landau was the champion of Orthodox Rabbinism, and when, at the end of the eighteenth century, the Born: 8 OctoberOpatów, Poland.

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